Medical information & resources about all medical specialties.
Header image

Heart disease is a common cause of death in the United States. Heart disease is the medical term for the blocking of the arteries leading to the heart. Over time, the arteries of the heart can become clogged up with fat. This is known as atherosclerosis. When the arteries become clogged up in this way, … Read more

A cardiology study published in December 2011 in the journal, PLoS One, has shown that drugs which lower cholesterol also help to break down plaque in the arteries. The study was conducted by New York University Langone Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health, Astra Zeneca, and Pfizer. Participants in a prior … Read more

A cardiology study conducted at the University of Louisville in Kentucky has found that patients with heart failure could be successfully treated with their own stem cells. The study results were published in the journal, The Lancet, and presented at the American Heart Association meeting in Orlando, Florida this fall. Twenty-three cardiology patients took part … Read more